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04-01-2014, 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by sheed36 View Post
You'd be surprised how many teams would be interested in Eller if MB decided to trade him. I'm of the thought that if you trade Eller away now it'll just be another move the Habs will regret down the road.
I don't have a problem putting him on the wing with DB and Gio. He will take care of the lion's share of puck pursuit anyways. He will still take the important draws in his own end.
So essentially where you line him up to start the game is meaningless.
The only drawback is with regards to D zone coverage if they happen to get their wires get crossed.
i like the idea of Eller being able to pressure pinching D but then you have to trust that Danny is taking care of the down low play.

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